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History of Student Movements and Activism at The Evergreen State College

History of Student Movements and Activism at The Evergreen State College

by Peter Bohmer, faculty in Political Economy, The Evergreen State College

September 29, 2016

Slightly revised version of my article in the Fall, 2016 Disorientation Manual

INTRODUCTION!

Students have played a major role as have student movements in struggles for reform and revolution in the United States and globally. Let me give a few examples, mainly from the 1960’s in the United States before I turn to Evergreen. I will also share a few conclusions based on many years of activism with student movements. …